Wilgus Hall

Welcome to Wilgus Hall

Wilgus Hall, named after James A. Wilgus and built in 1963, accommodates approximately 230 women. Wilgus is located on the corner of Greewood Avenue and College Drive. Wilgus Hall is specifically unique because it is an all-women’s residence hall. This living option offers a terrific opportunity for women to build a close community within the hall.  Each floor features a kitchenette and lounge area for the convenience of its residents. Wilgus hall has a newly renovated basement with study rooms, a computer room, laundry facility, ice machine, and offers The Lynn Collins Conference Room that features a TV and a kitchen in a large meeting and dining area.  The conference area is well utilized throughout the year by many organizations on campus.

Wilgus Hall sponsors an annual Women’s Weekend and partners with McGregor Hall to do the annual Luau, one of the first all-hall programs of the year. Wilgus Hall is also home to the Women's Wellness library and Interest Community.

 

From the Desk of the Resident Director

Hello Wilgus Women!

February is upon us, and it's sure to be an action-packed month! With upcoming events and themes such as: Room Reservation for Fall '17, Snow Emergency Parking, RA Selection, class responsibilities, and campus programming, it's sure to be fun! Check out the info below to prepare you for February.

SEP: With the potential for snow around every corner, UW-Platteville has entered into our Snow Emergency Parking (SEP) months. During a declared "Snow Emergency", specific lots will have to be cleared on specific days. If a Snow Emergency is declared, you will be notified in three ways: 1) an email will be sent to your student email, 2) Signs will appear around the hall, and 3) RA staff will make an attempt to contact residents to alert them.

Black History Month: February is also Black History Month. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Black History Month on campus and within the hall. Keep your eye out for these wonderful opportunities, like Ebony Weekend!

Room Reservation: Room reservation is based upon your credit standing. Below are the dates when you will be able to reserve your room. Remember, your $150 deposit must be submitted before you are allowed to reserve a room. Further information can be found on the Residence Life’s website.

February 13 – 15: Same room sign-up (except for Southwest Hall and Cooper LLC which have already begun their processes).
February 16 – 19: Students with greater than or equal to 60 post high school credits begin sign-up.
February 20 – 22: Students with 30 – 59 post high school credits begin sign-up.
February 23 – 26: Students with 15 – 29 post high school credits begin sign-up.
February 27: Returning students who have less than 14 post high school credits begin sign-up.

Safety Tip of the Month: Mental health issues are quite common for students in their young twenties. It is so important to seek our help and assistance if something isn’t feeling right. Common signs of mental health changes include major changes in appetite, sleeping patterns, energy levels, and interest in certain activities. If you or a friend is experiencing some or all of these symptoms, we encourage you to seek support from our University Counseling Services located on the 2nd Floor of Royce Hall.


Melissa Stoner
Wilgus Hall, Resident Director

 

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